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 Printing Individual Outgoing Checks

Use

Use this function if you want to print individual checks for outgoing payments directly online.

You can use application form FI_CA_DME_CHECK_SAMPLE as a template for a check form with an accompanying letter. You can define your own check form for every house bank account in the Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable Implementation Guide under: Start of the navigation path Business Transactions Next navigation step Payments Next navigation step Incoming/Outgoing Payment Creation Next navigation step Settings for Check Creation End of the navigation path .

Prerequisites

In order to determine the bank data, you have to define the check clearing account used in the payment document in Customizing and set the indicator Valid for Online Check Printing . If you set the indicator, the clearing account can be used in online check printing.

In the Implementation Guide for Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable choose: Start of the navigation path Business Transactions Next navigation step Payments Next navigation step Incoming/Outgoing Payment Processing Next navigation step Define Bank Clearing Accounts for Payment Lots. End of the navigation path

Procedure

  1. Choose one of the following paths:

  • Roles

Online Check Printing (SAP_FI_CA_CHECK_ISSUE)

  • SAP Menu

Start of the navigation path Payments Next navigation step Online Check Printing End of the navigation path

  1. Enter the document number of the payment document and choose Enter. The system automatically provides data on the business partner, contract account, and contract, as well as the amount, house bank, and account ID.

  1. If the document contains postings to several business partners, a dialog screen appears. Here you can select the business partner to whom the payment should be made.

  1. Enter a note to payee and a check number.

The text that you enter in the Note to Payee Text field replaces the individual texts in the cleared items.

If you do not specify a check number, the number of the payment document is automatically used as the check number.

  1. Choose Start of the navigation path Document Next navigation step Print Check End of the navigation path . If you have defined several payment methods for checks in the system settings, a dialog box appears and you have to select the corresponding payment method.

You can also print checks for outgoing payments with the function Payment at Cash Desk .

  1. To do this, choose one of the following paths:

  • Roles

Cash Desk (SAP_FI_CA_PAYMENTS_AT_CASHDESK)

  • SAP Menu

Start of the navigation path Payments Next navigation step Cash Desk Next navigation step Payment at Next navigation step Cash Desk End of the navigation path

  1. On the tab page Specifications for the Payment , choose the button Outgoing Check Payment , and set the Print Check indicator.

When you post the outgoing payment, the system creates a check automatically.

Result

The check is printed. The checks for the document are managed in the check repository together with the check numbers used.

If you try to print a check again for the same payment document, a replacement check is created in the check repository with a new check number.